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College Briefs Animals’ best friend Graduate dedicated to veterinary school, volunteerism Along with co-owning a successful music school, Miriam “Mik” Chari has a passion for animals. Volunteering at Zoo Atlanta inspired her to pursue a biology degree at KSU. Chari worked under Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Lisa Ganser on a neurophysiology research team to learn more about the effects amphetamine exposure and addiction have on the human brain.

Green Learning Spaces Outdoor areas provide unique educational opportunities Heading outdoors for class is one way some CSM faculty members are enriching their discipline’s academic curriculum and providing students with real-world, hands-on opportunities. Outdoor learning spaces for the College, including the Oasis, Arboretrum, and Greenhouse, enhance students’ academic experience.

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Four grants in four days

Forecasting Science

KSU researchers earn multiple NSF awards

Popular meteorologist teaches KSU students

Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research recorded a first recently: Four researchers garnered four grants over four business days from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Two of those grants belong to Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s Dr. Michael Van Dyke and Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology’s Dr. Sigurdur Greipsson.

Kennesaw State University students receive an unique perspective in SCI 1102 with part-time instructor of atmospheric sciences and popular weather personality Chesley McNeil from 11Alive. Working all corners of the large Birla Carbon Auditorium, McNeil poses rapid-fire questions and makes jokes to engage the 200 students in his environmental science class to keep things interesting.

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CSMConnect Fall 2017 Issue 10  

CSM Connect is the biannual newsletter for Kennesaw State University College of Science and Mathematics, designed to keep you informed of th...

CSMConnect Fall 2017 Issue 10  

CSM Connect is the biannual newsletter for Kennesaw State University College of Science and Mathematics, designed to keep you informed of th...

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